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Recent Florida South West reviews

  • Best vacation ever!

    "We just had the "best week ever"! My husband and I took our two daughters, 8 and 6, to this condo and we can't wait to go back. The property is nice, right on the beach with easy access to the pool and club (although we spent the entire week plopped in front of the surf). The girls did Movie Night (nice for us to have a couple of hours alone), and made t shirts and had sundaes every day with the kids program at the club. We lucked out with great weather. The furnishings in this condo are awesome and we loved making dinners at home (because the kids were exhausted from beaching all day). There were beach chairs and toys in the locker which we enjoyed daily. We loved it. Highly recommended."
    Guest: Sarah Humphreys Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 16, 2014
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  • Like home

    "Felt like I was in my own house! Everything I needed was there including spices! Valerie was accommodating, warm and welcoming. Nice touches with a platter of fruit and personal thank you card. Love how she washes all the blankets and quilts in between each guest. House is impeccable, so clean and taken care of. The pictures are exact and to be there is even better as the sunsets are Incredible. This home is special and you can feel special people own it!!"
    Guest: Basler family Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: March 7, 2015
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  • Thoroughly enjoyed our stay

    "My wife and myself rented this villa for two months during the summer while we were puchasing a home in the Venice area. The villa had everything we required - clean, homely, private situation with the lanai backing on to the golf course. The owners live locally and are very accomodating Having internet access was a bonus as we have a small notebook to keep in touch while traveling. Plantation is a very nice location for walking and is within easy driving distance to Venice beaches, local amenities etc. Even though we occupied most of our time house hunting, we enjoyed our stay here and would definitely consider staying here again if it was available.."
    Guest: John Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: September 11, 2014
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  • Wonderful Home

    "Jerry and Linda, we just wanted to thank you for allowing us to stay in your beautiful home. It was even more beautiful than the pictures. Thank you for allowing our furry friends, they loved the lanai and rested there most of the day. Everything we needed was at our fingertips and we loved watching the golfers go by. We enjoyed the bikes, we loaded them up and spent a morning on the Cape Haze Trail, and we took advantage of the Prime Rib special at the country club! We just loved the pool, we spent every afternoon just being lazy and swimming. We appreciate your help with our "water issue" haha and for checking on us."
    Guest: Lisa Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 26, 2014
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Florida South West Travel Tips

From alligator tours to breathtaking beaches to parasailing, southwest Florida boasts more than its fair share of things to do. It embodies untouched natural beauty for nature lovers and families alike. Take the edge off at this serene region of the Sunshine State!

Top Activities

Want to spot some prehistoric gators? Airboats & Alligators in Lake Trafford features more than 1500 acres filled with alligators, native birds, expert staff and amazing tours. Fly across the water in an airboat, where you’ll catch more than a glimpse of these wild beasts and other wildlife. It is also famous for fishing, so be ready to reel in some bluegill, bass and shellcracker. Rent a pontoon with your friends or get the adrenaline pumping with alligator sightings.

Naples Botanical Garden: Delight in the dazzling gardens. The walk tours last anywhere from one hour to a full day depending on what you’re in the mood for, so set up camp for the day or simply stroll around at your leisure to gaze at the beautiful flowers and plants. Bring your kids to the Children’s Garden for the butterfly house, tree house and fountains. Afterward, have lunch in the midst of this subtropical paradise.

Smugglers Cove Adventure Miniature Golf: The whole family will love the 18 outdoor holes of miniature golf over rushing waterfalls, mysterious caves and tropical plants. It has been voted “Florida’s Best Mini Golf” by Florida Monthly Magazine readers three years in a row. You can even feed live gators at the cove. This place is an ideal family outing!

Estero Bay Preserve State Park: Situated between Fort Myers and Naples, this park was the first aquatic preserve established in the state. You can find fiddler crabs, gopher tortoises and a diversity of wildlife among the trees and shores here. Enjoy the miles of trails that provide gorgeous vistas for hiking or biking. If you want to discover the park on the water, go kayaking or canoeing and take a little dip to cool off.

Adventure Water Sports: Sail boats, wave-runners, kayaks, dolphin sightings - you name it - there are all sorts of fun water activities you can enjoy here. Located right on Fort Myers Beach, this adventure business features guided dolphin tours around the island. You’ll zoom across the waves on a jet ski on a 90-minute journey beside mangrove forests, quiet bays and the open water to scout the dolphins. Tours depart daily at 9:30 a.m. For a day of fun in the sun, Adventure Water Sports has got it all.

Best Beaches

Siesta Key Beach in Sarasota opens up to the glimmering waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Explore the mangrove forests or sail the boat out for some fishing, where you can reel in pompano and snook. The waters are calm and courteous to swimmers old and young. In for an adventure? Try parasailing for a bird’s eye view of the gulf. In 2011, it was rated the “No. 1 Beach in America” by Dr. Beach. For some quality relaxation (since siesta means nap), put this beach on the must-do list.

Swing by Englewood Beach for family fun. You can spot dolphins popping up through the turquoise waters. There are basketball courts, barbecue grills and volleyball courts that’ll turn any day into one packed with activity. Other amenities include horseshoes, picnic areas and a playground.

Bring the crew camping along the calm waters of Marco Island. It’s quiet and serene - in other words, it’s a leading alternative to what you’d find in Southwestern Florida’s Miami Beaches. Recapture some peace of mind fishing offshore, or hit the snooze button in a hammock on the beach. The weather is perfect year-round, so make sure you don’t miss this tranquil opportunity!

Sanibel Island is a popular locale for shelling. Find gems of the sea here, as there’s more variety than you could ask for. Brimming with roughly 400 species of bright-colored seashells, you’ll be able to find varieties of all shapes and sizes. Due to the protective boomerang shape of the island, its shores are known to bring in shells in one piece.

Shopping and Dining

To pick up a souvenir or two, make your way to the outdoor Bell Tower Mall for some top-of-the-line stores, including Saks Fifth Avenue, Jacobson’s department store and dozens of boutiques. In Naples, hit up the Boardwalk Shops and Dining for a Key West-style evening. You’ll also be able to find some delicious eats here.

For top-notch restaurants, check out Capital Grille in Naples. It offers legendary dry-aged steaks and the freshest seafood on the coast. Did we mention there’s more than 5,000 bottles of wine you can sip and swirl?

Another fantastic meal can be found at Cibo, an Italian restaurant with an award-winning chef. This place serves mouth-watering antipasti and roasted chicken breast that you've been craving.

With a variety of beaches and outdoor fun, southwest Florida is a top-tier getaway for vacationers nationwide.

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